Intermediate FF&E Decorator
Company: Pembrooke & Ives
Duration: Full-time
Date Posted: 03/28/24
Category: Interior Design
Location: New York
Salary: 50-100k
Job Description

 Prepares, develops and produces project drawings including furniture plans, custom furniture drawings, elevations, lighting plans and custom decorative finish drawings using CAD.
 Assists in the production of 3D models and renderings.
 Prepares, develops and produces project documentation including room schemes, room sheets, decorating budgets with high/low options, and decorating schedules with project milestones and decision dates. Updates documentation as required throughout the project life-cycle.
 Produces vendor purchase orders accurately and efficiently.
 Produces client invoices packets accurately and efficiently.
 Places final orders on behalf of client and expedites long-lead items to ensure timely delivery.
 Produces final decorating punch list and specifications book as required.
 Arranges, coordinates and takes delivery of all decorative items.
 Inspects decorative items upon delivery and arranges for remediation if required.
 Oversees the installation of all decorative items.

Meetings & Presentations:

 Attends, participates and contributes in meetings with clients, internal project team, contractors, sub-contractors and vendors by preparing agendas, taking meeting notes and preparing meeting minutes.
 Assists in the production of client presentations in conjunction with other project team members.
 Shops in-person with client as required.

Sourcing, Selection & Specification:

 Sources, selects and specifies furniture, window treatments, drapery, fabrics, wall covering, wall treatments, lighting, carpeting, regular painting, decorative painting, decorative finishes, decorative art (non-collectable) and accessories as required for the project in accordance with the project budget and schedule.
 Obtains, maintains and files finish samples as required.
 Assists in organizing the sample library.

Job Requirements

 Possesses a high taste level and has knowledge of high-end market. Follows and speaks to current industry trends on space, function, decorative lighting, fabrics, furniture and equipment, etc.
 Possesses good time management skills and is able to handle multiple project deadlines and make decisions in a fast-paced environment to take a project from design concept all the way through installation.
 Able to make decisions and communicate in a fast-paced environment.
 Highly presentable, intelligent, confident and discreet with an outgoing, upbeat and confident demeanor.
 Goal and detail-oriented with exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal).
 Proficient in the use AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office programs. Studio Designer a plus.
 Possess functional knowledge of interior design principles/practices.
 A Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design.
 At least 4 years of demonstrated work experience with Interior Design and/or Architectural Firms.

This is a hybrid role.
Salary Range: $80,000 - $100,000 (depending on experience) + Performance-Based Bonus
Direct applicants are welcome to apply. Not accepting solicitations from recruiters.

 Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
 401(k) Match
 Commuter Benefits
 Paid Time Off
 Paid Parental Leave Plans
 Paid Holidays

About our Company

Founded in 1987, Pembrooke & Ives is an award-winning firm made up of experts in every aspect of interior design, including interior architecture, lighting, space planning and furnishings. For over 35 years, they have been elevating the vision of their clients’ best lived lives. The firm delivers clients an unparalleled design experience through their collaborative, considered and responsive approach, resulting in the effortless, comfortable spaces that are the hallmark of the brand. Not beholden to one particular style, their signature aesthetic can be described as ‘new traditional’ and features a refined use of materials, sophisticated color, strong forms, artisanal details and collectible design.

Pembrooke & Ives has designed an extensive number of projects across the globe from luxurious urban residences in New York, Miami and London to sophisticated and elegant retreats in the Greek Islands, Aspen, Palm Beach and the Hamptons to the innovative interiors of private yachts and jets. In the past decade, Pembrooke & Ives has designed a vast roster of noted residential developments, cultural centers and country clubs in New York, Palm Beach and Miami. The work of has been widely published and the firm has appeared on the AD 100 List and Interior Design’s Power Grid of most powerful players changing the New York City landscape.



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